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Behavioural and neurocognitive responses to sad facial affect are attenuated in patients with mania.

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BACKGROUND: The processing of facial emotion involves a distributed network of limbic and paralimbic brain structures. Many of these regions are also implicated in the pathophysiology of mood disorders. Behavioural data indicate that depressed subjects show a state-related positive recognition bias for faces displaying negative emotions. There are sparse data to suggest there may be an analogous, state-related negative recognition bias for negative emotions in mania. We used functional magnet...

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10.1017/s0033291704002557

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Lennox, BR More by this author
Calder, AJ More by this author
Bullmore, ET More by this author
Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
34
Issue:
5
Pages:
795-802
Publication date:
2004-07-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:8e75b8d7-eeb2-4480-973d-a79ed06957b2
Source identifiers:
355939
Local pid:
pubs:355939

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